Friedreich's ataxia

noun
Fried·reich's ataxia | \ˈfrēd-rīks-, ˈfrēt-rīḵs- \

Medical Definition of Friedreich's ataxia 

: a recessive hereditary degenerative disease affecting the spinal column, cerebellum, and medulla, marked by muscular incoordination and twitching, and usually becoming manifest in the adult

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